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Parents' Guide to

American Dream Builders

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Design competition has snarky behavior, lots of brands.

TV NBC Reality TV 2014
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Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Great message!

Great movie that delivers the message of not giving up, being patient, and never doubt Gods love for you.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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American Dream Builders offers the traditional building and design drama that one comes to expect from home-design-competition shows, including pressures to resolve seemingly unfixable space solutions, to work well as a team, and to meet deadlines. It also highlights issues that go beyond interior-design choices, including understanding the relationship between what to rebuild, how to design, and the impact these decisions have on the value of a property.

Some folks may find it interesting or fun, but it's the contestants, all of whom have well-established reputations in the building-and-design industry, who are the most colorful part of the design experience. However, because they're trying to protect their professional standings while working on these projects, they engage in lots of competitive and catty behavior. It certainly creates drama, but it's not always positive.

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